Famous American bandleader Glenn Miller spent the last few months of his life in the Anglia region.
It was back in 1944 during the Second World War that an aircraft, which was carrying the musician as a passenger, went missing en route to France - having taken off from RAF Twinwood Farm near Bedford.
Glenn Miller also played one of his last concerts at an airfield near Peterborough.
- ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes has been visiting some of the places where the musician is still commemorated
After the Second World War thousands of Italian men came to Britain to take up jobs in the brickworks around Bedford. They came to work in brickworks like the one at Stewartby which closed in 2008
Many stayed and made new lives for themselves in the area.
The John Bunyan Museum in Bedford has launched a project to record the memories of those workers who came from Italy and other nations - and made the bricks used to re-build Britain after the war.
- Click to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes
A Second World War aircraft grounded for nearly 80 years after crashing has once again taken to the skies.
The Hawker Hurricane is one of ten saved by a restoration business at Elmsett near Ipswich.
14,000 of the planes were made for the RAF during the war but now only a handful exist.
The latest project restored a plane which crash landed in Dunkirk in 1940 but is now flying again after a painstaking rebuilding process.
- Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Hannah Pettifer
75 years ago villages and towns across the Anglia region became home to US forces who came here to help in the fight against Nazi Germany.Read the full story ›
Researchers from Cambridge University have spent four years more than £2 million pounds searching for religious relics in Italy.Read the full story ›
A museum, which controversially sold off an ancient Egyptian statue, is now preparing for a multi-million pound refurbishment.
Northampton Borough Council is standing by its decision to sell the Sekhemka figurine to for £15m to an overseas buyer fund the expansion work.
It was a controversial move that cost the museum its Arts Council England accreditation and prompted the government to impose a temporary export ban.
Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Sarah Cooper
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to meet a Roman or see a Viking fight up close?
Visitors to Stowmarket got the chance to find out today as 2,000 years of history came alive.
All this weekend the Museum of East Anglian Life is giving people the opportunity to get up close with re-enactors at its living history fair.
Watch Serena Sandhu's report to find out more.
A shipwreck off the coast of Harwich has inspired a team of divers from Ipswich to venture beneath the waves to discover the secret of the first ship to be sunk in the First World War.
The HMS Amphion sank on 6 August 1914, just 36 hours after hostilities started. It claimed the lives of 132 men.
She sank a German ship that was laying mines but as she was sailing home one of the mines exploded and she too sank
Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu
In the First and Second World Wars, Nissen Huts were built in their thousands at military bases across East Anglia.Read the full story ›
The wreckage of a First World War German submarine has been discovered on the sea bed off the East Anglian coast.Read the full story ›